Dambulla

7 Stops

Come visit the stunning 5 caves of the Golden temple, containing a total of 153 statues of buddha, three statues of Sri Lankan kings, four statues of gods and goddesses, and over 2,100 square metres of murals covering the walls and ceilings. Hear interesting stories of the Budha and his teachings while looking in awe at the amazing murals and statues. Hear all about the kings that ruled and wars that were fought.


Entrance ticket: LKR 1500

BUY your tickets from the ticket office BEFORE you climb up to the temple.


Starting Point: Entrance


End Point: Cave 5


Timings: It’s best to go in the mornings or evenings when the sun is not too hot.


Whats included:

  • Map of the caves
  • Over 30 minutes of audio commentary
  • Historic Photographs


What to take: Water, Wear comfortable walking shoes and socks.


Points to note:

  • BUY your tickets from the ticket office BEFORE you climb up to the temple.
  • Wear clothes that cover your legs and your shoulders.
  • Cover your feet in socks to avoid burning your feet while walking barefoot as you will be asked to remove your shoes.
  • Buy some flowers at the entrance, if you like to make offerings at the various altars throughout the Temple
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